Forex Trading Information

Forex — the foreign exchange (currency or FOREX, or FX) market is the biggest and the most liquid financial market in the world. It boasts a daily volume of more than $5.1 trillion (as of April 2016). Trading in this market involves buying and selling world currencies, taking profit from the exchange rates difference. FX trading can yield high profits but is also a very risky endeavor. Everyone can participate in foreign exchange trading via the Forex brokers.

You can start learning to trade by going through our free Forex course. You can also join a friendly community of traders at the Forex forum.

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  • serega writes about IFC Markets:

    I started out like many with a small deposit and a few months later spread out, now I can trade fully without extra risks. I feel confident about my money, the broker has a good reputation, which it had earned through the years, so I doubt something ...

  • ch raju from india writes about Trade12:

    trade12 scammed me. first they ignored my withdrawal for one month saying data transfer and later after one month when i reminded they traded my account with huge volume without my permission. and the worst part is the trade they traded never quoted ...

  • FreshForex from Russia writes about FreshForex:

    Dear Johnny Sanderson.

    That's a nice story but there are some discrepancies. Unfortunately, we don't have trading instrument USD/EUR. We assume you mean EUR/USD. In this case it is unclear what exactly happened. Money doesn't tend to disappear witho...

  • FreshForex from Russia writes about FreshForex:

    Dear Mark Kessinger and Judy Sanderson,

    Nice try, but we have to disappoint you, there is no trading account matching your number combination. If you decide to earn money on trading instead of fake feedbacks, we will be happy to help you. Our tradin...

Forex Blog

EUR/USD Moves Lower as US Pending Home Sales Jump

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:16

EUR/USD extended its drop for a second day today as the US economy continued to show signs of robust growth. This time it was a housing market that helped the dollar, showing an unexpectedly big jump of pending home sales. Pending home sales jumped 5.5% in February from January, demonstrating an increase...

EUR/USD Drops After Huge Leap of US Consumer Confidence

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:42

EUR/USD dropped today following the release of a bunch of positive macroeconomic reports from the United States. Of special note was the consumer confidence that demonstrated a huge leap this month. The drop was not big, though, and at present does not look anything more than a correction in a rally that the currency pair...

Best Forex VPS Poll

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:42

There are many VPS providers catering to the Forex traders these days (36 listed on as of today). If you do not know what VPS is and how it works, you can read our How Does VPS Work in Forex Trading? post and see our Forex ...

Forex News

Euro Retreats as Outlook for ECB Monetary Policy Becomes More Dovish

Euro Retreats as Outlook for ECB Monetary Policy Becomes More Dovish

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:34

The euro became weaker against the US dollar and the British pound on Wednesday, following a report that raised expectations of a more dovish stance from the European Central Bank.

US Dollar Rallies Following the Release of Positive Pending Home Sales Data

US Dollar Rallies Following the Release of Positive Pending Home Sales Data

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:30

The US dollar today rallied against its main peers following the release of positive pending home sales data, which beat expectations. The US dollar rallied higher despite the poor performance of the bond market as US bond yields and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell to record lows during today's session.

Rand Falls as Markets Expect Gordhan to Leave Office

Rand Falls as Markets Expect Gordhan to Leave Office

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:42

The South African Rand dropped today amid speculations that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will leave his office.

Commodity Blog

Copper Futures Higher on Economic Data, Investor Sentiment

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:11

Copper prices have risen to their highest levels in more than a week on positive economic data and higher investor sentiment. The industrial metal, which is...

Oil Futures Jump on Libyan Supply Disruption, OPEC Talks

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:05

Oil prices are surging on Tuesday on supply concerns in the Middle East. Libya's crude supply was disrupted by a militia on Monday and there are talks among...

Trump Doubt Helps Gold Prices Hit One-Month High

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:00

The market is beginning to doubt US President Donald Trump and his ability to push through pro-growth and pro-business policies. This is proving to be...

Forex Video Zone

What Is a Hawk?

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:14

The definition of a hawk in financial markets can be compared to the characteristics of a bird. Hawks are seen as forceful and powerful in the animal kingdom, much more aggressive in attitude and stance than a dove. Whether someone is a hawk or a dove, the viewpoint is not set in stone. Given it can refer to a position on monetary policy, it is entirely possible and sometimes desirable their stance will change as the economy changes. In simple...

USD/JPY and AUD/USD Forecast — March 29th 2017

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:12

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the currency pairs USD/JPY and AUD/USD  the March 29th session. USD/JPY — As you can see, this pair had an interesting day. We originally fell, but found enough support near the 50% Fibonacci retracement level to turn things around and form a nice looking hammer. So, because of this, I think that the 200-day Exponential Moving Average is offering a significant amount...

EUR/USD and GBP/USD Forecast — March 29th 2017

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:28

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the currency pairs EUR/USD and GBP/USD for the March 29th session. EUR/USD — As you can see, we had a pretty tough day here. We have filled the gap, so that might have been expected. About 1.08, you should start to see bullish pressure. You would think we are starting to show a little bit of life there. With that being...